Angelina Jolie Underwent Double Mastectomy And Had Her Ovaries Removed As She Lost Her Mother, Aunt, And Grandmother To Breast Cancer
There is no sure way to prevent breast cancer. But there are things you can do that might lower your risk, such as changing risk factors that are under your control.
Known risk factors for breast cancer include:
- Aging: On average, women over 60 are more likely to be diagnosed with breast cancer.
- Gender: Although nearly 2,000 men will be diagnosed with breast cancer each year, breast cancer is 100 times more common in women.